NCAA Tournament Selection: Open Thread Continuation

"Don't play too hard guys, the committee seeded us yesterday."

The other one was getting really stiff, so I thought I would open up another open thread for general conversation related to the NCAA brackets that were announced today.

@Susan_Shan has the best explanation so far for the #4 seed for UK

Gene Smith said that when Kentucky came up for voting, people valued Kentucky differently. Translation: winning streak counted for nothing.

My translation of Smith's remark: "We couldn't figure out what the little marks on the info sheets were, we thought maybe they were Sanskrit.  So we rolled the dice and it came up 4."

@KentTaylorWAVE had this:

Calipari shook his head and left room when Florida popped on screen as a 2 seed

Heh.  Well, I guess throwing things in a room full of media would be bad form.

Finally, @JayBilas:

Committee had a tough job; this is a weak field. But, no excuse for these decisions. The Big East officiating crew made better calls.

That's going to leave a mark.

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